Valiant Entertainment has opened up an actual phone tipline to help promote its upcoming series Psi-Lords.
"Is someone you know acting strangely? Exhibiting dangerous supernatural abilities? Are they surrounded by a bright glow? YOU MAY HAVE SEEN A PSI-LORD!," reads Valiant's bulletin. "Call 833-PSILRDS (833-774-5737) right away to report your sighting to the main Psi-Lords Defense Station - you may even speak live to one of our Starwatchers! Callers will be sent a special gift in thanks."
Newsarama has confirmed the phone number is legit, and confirmed that those that call will be eligble for an official Starwatchers iron-on patch from your local comic shop.
"If you get a voice recording, provide your name, e-mail address, and the name of your local Psi-Lords Defense Station (comic book shop)," a Valiant represesentative explained. "If you get a live Starwatcher, stay calm and report your findings. They will be able to take down your information."
Retailers can get in on the marketing and become a designated Psi-Lords Defense Station, and get supplies from Valint including a poster and an official Psi-Lords defense pack. Interested retailers should contact Valiant's Emily Hecht at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psi-Lords #1 is due out June 19. Here is the debut issue's solicitation:
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by RENATO GUEDES
Cover A by ROD REIS
Cover B by JONBOY MEYERS
Cover C by ALAN QUAH
Blank Cover Also available
Cosmic Variant Cover by MARCO RUDY
Pre-Order Edition Variant Cover by PAULINA GANUCHEAU
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JUNE 19th (FOC – MAY 27th)
Synopsis: Who are the cosmic beings known only as the Psi-Lords? And how will they change the course of the Universe in this brand-new ongoing series? Four astronauts awake in an otherworldly prison with no memory of how they got there! What is their connection to the powerful cosmic beings known as Psi-Lords? And how will they escape?